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A 4.0 kg bowling ball rolling at a velocity of 11m/s down the bowling lane makes a head on collision with a 2.5 kg bowling pin initially at rest. After the collision, the pink has a velocity of 13.54m/s down the bowling lane. What is the final velocity of the bowling ball?

What type of Collision is this? Confirm mathematically!

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    momentum:
    4*11+0= 2.5*13.54 + 4V
    solve for V.

    To confirm mathmetically, set initial KE equal to final KE, and see if they equal.

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